It’s not the destination, it’s the journey (apart from this year and probably next)

The American philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson once wrote: “life is a journey, not a destination”, this is unquestionably true and we should always remind our students of this. Too often they are forced to focus on their exam results as the perceived destination, which is quite ironic as for this year and possibly next ‘Destinations’ will matter more than exam results. Is your school ready for what’s to come?

Careers Adviser: the supply and demand paradox

The statutory requirement is clear, student’s careers guidance must be impartial and delivered by qualified practitioners. By qualified we know that this is someone who is Level 6 and above. Having a member of staff who’s job is dedicated to the delivery of Personal Guidance is an essential component to any successful Careers programme. Why is it that schools struggle to get this in place?

Making Effective Use of LMI: a partnership

Ensuring young people have the clearest idea of what employment opportunities are available on their doorstep is an essential aspect of effective Careers provision. Taking the time to understand the main business sectors in your area can pay dividends in the long run.

National Careers Week 2021 – Social Media Highlights

Following on from our #NAW2021 highlights page, we thought it would be nice to provide a space to highlight some of the amazing activities taking place this week for National Careers Week 2021. As always, #NCW2021 will be a storming success. Does your school or college feature?

Careers and Skills Education in Secondary Schools – Event

SOLD OUT – This event will provide you with information on how to develop your Careers programme to include the essential skills young people need for future employment and personal development success.

Skills and CEIAG are the ladders for which young people need to climb

Earlier today Skills Builder Partnership released the ‘Better Prepared: Essential skills and employment outcomes for young people’ research. The results are timely, hard-hitting and require immediate attention and action from all.

Careers Leadership at the Chalkface: a survey of Careers Educators

There has never been a more challenging time for students in our schools. Now more than ever young people need and deserve an outstanding Careers Education. We need to here what Careers leadership looks like from your perspective.

National Apprenticeship Week 2021 – Social Media Highlights

We thought it would be nice to provide a space to highlight some of the amazing activities taking place this week. Considering the extremely difficult circumstances that schools and colleges are facing, #NAW2021 has been a storming success. Does your school or college feature?

Identifying that you have a problem is the first step in fixing the problem

There has never been a more challenging time for students in our schools. is everything working as it should with #CareersEd in Secondary schools?